Since opening to the Capital District 30 years ago, Crossgates Mall has established itself as a major hub for area retail business. With approximately 20 million customers walking through its doors each year, it is among the most visited malls in the country.
With limited technology and a lack of funding, scientists are more behind on understanding the brain than they would like.
This editorial appears in the Aug. 26 edition of the Colonie Spotlight.
It’s a new era of Suburban Council sports. Beginning with the first varsity golf matches Monday, Aug. 24, the league is up to 16 schools.
Neighbors in favor of Nutwood Avenue dead end for Fuccillo dealership
Representatives for the Midway Fire Department presented a sketch of its proposed firehouse renovation, replacing its current original station of more than 50 years.
One major concern for traffic generation on Albany Shaker Road was alleviated after the Planning Board voted unanimously against the 80-unit development across from Shaker Elementary School.
Six candidates are vying for three open Town Board seats come November. In addition, Town Supervisor Paula Mahan is running for reelection against Republican Albany County Legislator Christine Benedict.
Jacquelyn M. Porreca, 32, of Colonie, died after stabbing at Recycled Salon Sunday, Aug. 23
The victim from the stabbing at Recycled Salon, Jacquelyn M. Porreca, 32, of Colonie, died from her wounds around noon Sunday, Aug. 23, at Albany Medical Center.
While working with people, I try to have them focus not on short-term goals. Notice, I didn’t say to neglect having a long-term goal.
The widow-making, production-killing, Dungeons & Dragons-eske imaginary pastime of Fantasy Football is here
In 2006, the Pew Research Center out of Washington D.C. estimated that 5 percent of all adults play fantasy sports, two-thirds of whom played fantasy football. Fantasy sports may lend credit to baseball for its origins, but football reigns as the Mack Daddy of them all.
More than a thousand people lined the streets of downtown Schenectady to show community pride and to support Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County, Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Class began every summer afternoon on the ballfield at Bethlehem Central Middle School. The crunch of gravel underneath Jesse Braverman’s beat-up Ford Escort could be heard as he promptly rolled in at noon. He’d step out of the car with as many as 50 to 70 neighborhood kids already waiting for him. Instead of a syllabus, Braverman would pull out bags of helmets, bats and baseballs. It was the School of Baseball and class was now in session. In time, kids would simply call it “Jesse Ball.”
This appears in the Aug. 19 editions of Spotlight News.
Two-and-a-half-year-old Emmett doesn’t completely understand that he needs open heart surgery, but he does know what going to the doctor’s office means.
In the wake of a proposed retail center off of Albany Shaker Road, county and town officials are trying to alleviate traffic in the town.
The gourmet concept to hamburgers is no longer new, not since French chef Daniel Boulud introduced a $27 burger back in 2001. But, the business model has been followed, tweaked and survived the Great Recession of a few years ago. Now, in 2015, it continues to trend stronger than what one business magazine prognosticated four years ago.
The Colonie police are asking anyone with more information in regards to a possible assault on a teenaged girl in the Colonie Center parking lot to contact police.
This editorial appears in the Aug. 19 editions of Spotlight News.
City of Albany police arrested Ernest Muller, 23, of Colonie, after he led officers on a vehicle pursuit Wednesday morning, Aug. 19.
College tuition begets angst, and for good reason. According to Sallie Mae, the average family spent nearly $25,000 on college related expenses in school year 2014–2015, which includes tuition, room and board, transportation and all other college-related expenses.